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Jake Doherty Hired as Service Technician, North American Mining Division

I am pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Jake Doherty to the position of Service Technician, North American Mining Division, effective June 24th, 2017. Jake’s primary responsibility will be to conduct routine service inspections at current Petron customers located throughout the United States.

Jake has a BS in Engineering Technology, with an emphasis in Project Management and Manufacturing. 

  • Jake has worked in the Lubricant Services field since 2012.
  •  He has diagnosed and designed lubrication systems and skids.
  •  Inspected grease systems on Shovels, Drills, Trucks, and Rolling Stock at local mines and worked as a Project Manager on several projects.

He can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jake lives in the Hibbing, MN area.

Please join me in welcoming Jake to the Petron team!

Chuck Strait
Manager, Technical Services

Customer Satisfaction Survey 2017

Petron Conducted our Bi-annual Customer Satisfaction Survey in early 2017 (Electronic based surveys average a 24% response rate).

*20% return rate in 2017 (all electronic)

Over the last 14 years Petron has averaged an 86% Satisfaction Rating.

Special Announcement

Special Announcement

I am pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Timothy Pagac to the position of Accounting Manager effective June 19th, 2017.  Tim’s primary responsibility will be to assist me in the management of the Administration Department including accounting, purchasing, customer service and computer related functions.

Tim is a Certified Public Accountant with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. 

Tim has over 25 years of accounting experience having spent the last 22 years working for Master Lock and Waterloo Industries in various financial management positions.

Tim and his wife Sue live in New Berlin and have two teenagers, Lauren and Adam attending local high school.

Please join me in welcoming Tim to the Petron team!

Roger Wichner

Controller

2017 Distributor Meeting Great Success

2017 Distributor Meeting,
June 5th & 6th,
San Francisco CA

Over 70 Petron Sales & Distribution Partners & spouses encompassing the entire globe retreated to San Francisco CA for two days of intense product and applications training.

24 presentations highlighting the successes with Petron Products & Services within a vast global customer base. The successes can only be measured by our customers enhanced equipment uptime and life cycles. Petron’s continued focus to provide superior value to their customers was reinforced with many of the presentations displaying the extension of equipment life cycles while utilizing Petron’s products & Services.

This meeting is held every two years which provides great opportunity for Petron Sales, Research & Development, Operations, Distribution and OEM’s to fully quantify Petron Products & Services in the applications and industries we serve.

Thanks to Gerry and Joanne Enroth and the many others who helped make this year’s Distributor meeting a great Success!

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Dean Kuehl Promoted to North America Sales Manager, Western Division

I am pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Dean Kuehl from the position of Sales Representative to North America Sales Manager / Western Division, effective 5-1-17. In Dean’s new role he is responsible for managing distribution, sales, and growth of Petron Lubricants throughout the Western half of the United States and Canada.

Please join me congratulating Dean on his promotion and new role at Petron.

Gerry Enroth
Director of Sales and Marketing/NA

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